Pion production by protons on a thin beryllium target at 6.4, 12.3, and 17.5 GeV/c incident proton momenta

I. Chemakin, V. Cianciolo, B. A. Cole, R. C. Fernow, A. D. Frawley, M. Gilkes, S. Gushue, E. P. Hartouni, H. Hiejima, M. Justice, J. H. Kang, H. G. Kirk, J. M. Link, N. Maeda, R. L. McGrath, S. Mioduszewski, J. Monroe, D. Morrison, M. Moulson, M. N. NamboodiriG. Rai, K. Read, L. Remsberg, M. Rosati, Y. Shin, R. A. Soltz, M. Sorel, S. Sorensen, J. H. Thomas, Y. Torun, D. L. Winter, X. Yang, W. A. Zajc, Y. Zhang

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Abstract

An analysis of inclusive pion production in proton-beryllium collisions at 6.4, 12.3, and 17.5 GeV/c proton beam momentum has been performed. The data were taken by Experiment 910 at the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron at the Brookhaven National Laboratory. The differential π+ and π- production cross sections (d2σ/dpdΩ) were measured up to 400 mrad in θπ and up to 6 GeV/c in pπ. The measured cross section was fit with a Sanford-Wang parametrization.

Original languageEnglish
Article number015209
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Volume77
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jan 24

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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